Arthur won Campaigner of the Year at the 2012 Kidz Unlimited Awards for his commitment to campaigning on a local and national level. Arthur is also a Whizz-Kidz Young Leader and a member of the Scottish Youth Parliament.
Over the last few years Arthur has regularly attended the Glasgow and Edinburgh Ambassador Clubs, as well as the Newcastle Ambassador Club and has been involved in several campaigning activities with these groups.
Arthur is also a member of the Scottish Youth Parliament and has served as the Vice Convener on the Equalities Committee. Arthur helps to put disability on the national agenda, whilst also challenging assumptions about disabled people. He is a role model for educating other young people he encounters about life as a young disabled person.
Arthur says: ‘Don’t let anyone tell you you can’t do something. Get out there and prove them wrong’. Arthur has clearly done this – and there’s no sign of stopping him!